Health Tip: Keep Ticks Away

If you want to lower your risk of getting Lyme disease, keeping ticks away is your best bet. offers these suggestions for reducing the tick population near your home:

  • Prune trees.
  • Clear brush.
  • Remove litter.
  • Mow grass short, and let it dry thoroughly between waterings.
  • Get rid of birdfeeders and birdbaths.
  • Clear away woodpiles and leaf piles.
  • Remove stone walls that offer homes to small wildlife.

Source: HealthDay

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